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MSNBC's Newest Host

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media

Alex Wagner, an MSNBC political analyst and former reporter for The Huffington Post, is set to become the newest host for MSNBC. TVNewser obtained ...

Occupy Wall Street, Media Have Complicated Relationship

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.20.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Wall Street protest against economic inequality has a chaotic and complicated relationship with media that has helped spread its ...

By the Numbers: How Social Media Coverage of Occupy Wall Street Beat the Mainstream Media

Colin Delany | Posted 12.18.2011 | Media
Colin Delany

Traditional journalists largely ignored the protests until something violent happened and quickly lost interest thereafter, but people talking on social channels maintained their coverage after cable news had moved on.

WATCH: Maddow Tears Into Media, GOP

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow let the Republican-controlled House of Representatives have it Wednesday night for what she called their failure to find time to debate ...

Media Coverage Of Occupy Wall Street Increases Sharply

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

Media coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement has increased sharply, though the protests are still not at the top of the news agenda. A study r...

HLN Thriving With Laser Focus On Court Cases

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.10.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — On a busy day of news, the slurred voice of Michael Jackson from beyond the grave is as valuable as "Thriller" for the HLN television...

The Kinde Durkee Scandal and Political Reform

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 12.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Hoyt Hilsman

Durkee may be the Bernie Madoff of California Democrats, having allegedly embezzled from hundreds of campaign accounts. While it might be tempting to view this as an isolated case, the problem cuts much deeper.

Roger Ailes: I Hired Sarah Palin Because She Was 'Hot And Got Ratings'

AP | By FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 12.05.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- As the most powerful man in the universe, or one of them anyway, Roger Ailes can look back on the first 15 years of his crowning achieveme...

Michael Calderone

Erin Burnett Launches CNN Show Monday | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.03.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Wil Surratt first met up with Erin Burnett to discuss working together on CNBC's "Street Signs," over coffee at the Time Warner Cente...

Which Cable News Shows Are Leading The Pack?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Media

The third quarter cable news ratings are out, and Fox News reigned again. Behind Fox News though, things were not business as usual: CNN is gaining on...

Fox News Chief: I'm Moving Network Away From Hard Right

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes has given one of his typically candid interviews to Newsweek. The interview was published Monday. For a man who first made...

Erin Burnett On New CNN Show 'Outfront'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — For the past few months, CNN's Erin Burnett and her team have stared at the television equivalent of a blank page. The former CNBC a...

CNN Managing Editor Mark Whitaker: We Are Reaping the Benefits of Global Expansion

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

CNN's sizable investment in international coverage has paid off with increased television ratings and digital consumption, says Mark Whitaker, EVP and Managing Editor of CNN Worldwide, in this interview with Beet.TV.

Frank Rich On Troy Davis: 'This Is On America's Soul'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow and columnist Frank Rich spoke strongly against the death penalty on Maddow's Wednesday show. Maddow was covering the execution of Tr...

Cable News' Big Failing During Debt Debate

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Economists aren't necessarily the first in line at cable news networks when someone is needed to talk about economic issues. The wat...

Cenk Uygur Coming To Current TV

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur is headed to Keith Olbermann's house. Current TV announced Tuesday that Uygur is bringing his Web show "The Young Turks" to its network....

Bush's Former Spokesman Joins CNN

Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

Ari Fleischer, President George W. Bush's former press secretary, has joined CNN as a contributor, the network announced Tuesday. Fleischer was Bus...

WATCH: Maddow Opens Up About Her Difficulties

Posted 11.19.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow and new MSNBC host Chris Hayes had a candid discussion about the difficulties of their jobs on the Sunday edition of Hayes' new show, "U...

WATCH: Maddow's Harsh Takedown Of Dem. Senator

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.16.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow mocked a Democratic senator on her Thursday show for what she called his "inexplicable" opposition to President Obama's jobs bill. Ma...

Cable News Debate Coverage Is Hurting Democracy

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.15.2011 | Media
Bob Cesca

The cable news media has gone from simply cracking gaming and sports metaphors to actually becoming a game, with politicians as the contestants and a rotating guest panel of snickering propagandists and "analysts" as the judges.

Watching Fox News For 50 Hours Straight

Idiot Box | Posted 11.15.2011 | Media

It was a self-inflicted, eye-glazing marathon--50 hours in late August spent watching a full sampling of the Fox News lineup. Looking back, it seems l...

Anderson Cooper Tears Into Michele Bachmann For 'Dangerous Falsehood'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Media

Anderson Cooper highlighted what he said were the "dangerous falsehoods" that Michele Bachmann has been pushing on the campaign trail. Cooper has o...

Soledad O'Brien May Return To 'American Morning'

Posted 11.15.2011 | Media

Soledad O'Brien may be returning to CNN's "American Morning" in the latest shake-up on the morning program. The New York Post and TVNewser report ...

Michael Calderone

Glenn Beck Reveals Big Plans For Web Network | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.14.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- ESPN fans are likely to tune into the sports network each day without knowing what those four letters stand for. Glenn Beck says he wouldn...

Will Other Cable News Hosts Follow Nancy Grace To 'Dancing With The Stars'? | Posted 11.08.2011 | Media

With the news that HLN host Nancy Grace is heading to "Dancing With the Stars" to kick up her very loud heels, ITK wondered if it won't be long before...